Children of the Corn

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Classic Stephen King horror, hardly popping.

R 1984 92 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 43 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

A Classic, But Not for the Entire Family

This is a very entertaining, gripping classic! I really liked it! I would say that there is a lot of violence, but there are a few exaggerations, too. The review says no sex, but there is some kissing near the beginning, but nothing worse than that. Also, there is 3/5 for language, but all there is is taking the Lord’s name in vain. Nothing worse there either. Also, I think kids younger than 17 are okay to see this. It’s nothing a mature 15-year-old can’t handle. Stephen King horror tales are always the best ones in the horror genre. It was weird, but well-made and startling, but not scary.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 15+

Not For the Whole Family

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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